The exploitation of Nonhuman Animals was central to the polar explorations. Nonhuman Animals often comprised their clothing. Countless Nonhuman Animals were killed and rendered, potted, and otherwise preserved for the supplies picked up in nearby ports or donated by advertisers sponsoring the expeditions.Continue reading
When I learned that I would be moving to the United Kingdom to start a new position at the University of Kent, the first thing I needed to do was locate a home to rent.Continue reading
In "How to Help When It Hurts?" my friend and colleague Cheryl Abbate considers an ethical conundrum often facing vegan activists, advocates, and rescuers who feel responsible for the well-being of Nonhuman Animals in adverseContinue reading
Covert Capitalism and Western Benevolence A current fad in social justice strategy is the concept of "effective altruism," made popular in vegan circles by wealthy Princeton University professor and "father" of the Nonhuman Animal rightsContinue reading
[caption id="attachment_417" align="alignnone" width="568"] Photo from Atlantic Hogs, a "free range" institution in Ireland[/caption] Speciesism is institutional discrimination and, to a lesser extent, individual prejudice against Nonhuman Animals based on their species. Speciesism isContinue reading
My review of David Nibert's Animal Oppression & Human Violence: Domesecration, Capitalism, and Global Conflict (Columbia University Press) has been published in Between the Species 18 (1): 112-115.